A Valentine’s Day care package: nothing says “I love you” like three sticks of butter
28-Day Blog Challenge / Army 101 / Care package / Deployment / Food and recipes

A Valentine’s Day care package: nothing says “I love you” like three sticks of butter

Though it is still a time of great loss for my family, today is also a day of great love. Or at least that’s what Hallmark has led me to believe; and if I can’t trust Hallmark, what can I trust? Valentine’s Day doesn’t top my list of favorite holidays (after all, Purim is coming … Continue reading »

How to tell a woman she’s huge without getting punched in the face
28-Day Blog Challenge / Army 101 / Twins / Wedding planning

How to tell a woman she’s huge without getting punched in the face

Since I’m still recovering from all the guacamole and stress of Super Bowl XLVII, I’d like to share with you, instead of a game recap, an exciting new use for toilet paper: To measure your pregnant friends’ bellies. Joanna and I tested this toilet paper use personally on our friend Rachael’s pregnant belly, and the … Continue reading »

LEAVE ME ALONE, GHOSTS.
28-Day Blog Challenge / Coping mechanisms / Histrionics

LEAVE ME ALONE, GHOSTS.

Another of the distractions Jonathan has offered me during this deployment is access to his Netflix Instant account online. Which obviously means I spent the first few weekends he was gone watching “Tangled” on my laptop until I started hallucinating in Disney cartoons. Which actually isn’t a terrible way to live. So when I found myself … Continue reading »